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MUS 126 - Structure of Music II

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Continuation of MUS 125 . Includes chromatic harmony and melody, secondary dominants and modulation, seventh and ninth chords, neapolitan and augmented sixth chords, and enharmonic relations. Also includes chromatic mediants and modulation, harmonic sequence, borrowed chords, and technical vocabulary.

Prerequisite(s): MUS 125  
Corequisite(s): MUS 129  

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Write compositions using chromatic chords.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to modulate to and from various keys.
  3. Identify chromatic chords, keys, modulations, and other musical structures.
  4. Discuss the relationship of text, meaning, and music.
  5. Discern and analyze the chromatic content in various musical works

  1. Part-Writing Four-Part Chromatic Harmony
  2. Secondary Dominants and Modulation
  3. Seventh and Ninth Chords
  4. Analysis and Use of Chromatic Harmony and Melody
  5. Neapolitan and Augmented-Sixth Chords
  6. Enharmonic Relations
  7. Chromatic Mediants and Modulation
  8. Harmonic Sequence
  9. Borrowed Chords
  10. Technical Vocabulary

Effective Term:
Spring 2015

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